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Event Archive - The Crossroads: A Prison Cabaret: William Head on Stage, SNAFU Dance Theatre Company, The Prison Arts Collective

Fri. October 26th 2018 - Fri. October 26th 2018 @  William Head Institution (No Minors)
7:30pm doors at 6:15pm
Tickets at: Ticket Rocket , Boston Pizza Langford 2755 Veterans Memorial Pkwy

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The Crossroads: A Prison Cabaret

Created and performed by the men of William Head Institution,
SNAFU and The Prison Arts Collective
Directed by Kate Rubin
The Crossroads: A Prison Cabaret is a musical satire. Perfect for a fall evening excursion out to Metchosin, with mist, moon and the call of owls accompanying you, this original production inspired by such classic musicals as Cabaret, and West Side Story and film’s such as Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride should not be missed! Complete with live music, innovative dance numbers and 26 performers, The Crossroads: A Prison Cabaret tells a story of a world underground where banished souls from the ages are trapped deep under the crossroads outside of town. They are kept entertained by a host of supernatural beings until they can find the key to their entrapment.
Intolerance, fear and the need for inclusion are the main thematic elements that this satire addresses in a highly inventive, sure-to-surprise and delightful way.

WHoS plays have invigorated and stirred audiences for 37 years. This is their 57th production.

“One of the best performances I have seen. It took terrific heart and courage for these men to get up onstage, do something new, and share a piece of themselves with the audience. I would go again in a heartbeat.” - Morgan McPherson, The Charlebois Post
Fri Oct 5 evening
Sat Oct 6 evening
Fri Oct 12 evening
Sat Oct 13 evening
Fri Oct 19 evening
Sat Oct 20 evening
Thu Oct 25 evening
Fri Oct 26 evening
Sat Oct 27 evening
Thu Nov 1 evening
Fri Nov 2 evening
Sat Nov 3* Matinee
Sat Nov 3 Evening

All Evening Shows:
Gates Open at 6:15pm
Gates Close at 7:15pm
Show Begins at 7:30pm
Absolutely no late-comers

*Saturday November 3rd Matinee:
*Gates Open at 12:15pm
*Gates Close at 1:15pm
*Show Begins at 1:30pm
William Head Institution
(6000 William Head Rd, a 35 min drive from Victoria)

Online at Ticket Rocket
And at the Ticket Rocket Office Downtown
at 101-804 Broughton St.

ALSO GET TICKETS In Person at Boston Pizza Langford
(2755 Veterans Memorial Pkwy)

WHoS is located inside a Federal Institution.
You are entering a correctional facility. You must be 19 or older, have valid government-issued photo ID, and your pre-paid ticket. You cannot bring in any personal items, including wallets, purses, cell phones, money, smoking products, medicines (exception may be made for potentially life-saving medicines)

**You must buy tickets in advance. No tickets available at the door**

TRAVEL REMINDERS: The Prison is a 35 minute drive from downtown Victoria. Please plan to arrive between 6:30 and 7:00PM.


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THE COMPANY - William Head on Stage (W.H.o.S.) William Head on Stage (or WHoS) is the only inmate-run prison theatre company in all of Canada that invites the public into the prison to experience their shows. WHoS has been creating shows for the public for the last 33 years at William Head Prison, which you will find tucked away on the windy co... more info
Articles: William Head Institution on Vancouver Island has Canada's only prison theatre program